Sclerotherapy is the a minimally invasive treatment for troublesome reticular and spider veins – tiny red, blue, and purple blood vessels that form an unattractive “cobweb” on your skin. It is a simple, quick, and proven treatment that delivers nearly instant, visible results with minimal discomfort and no downtime. arly instant, visible results with minimal discomfort and no downtime. In Tarzana and Encino, sclerotherapy is performed by Dr. Fakheri and his highly trained staff.
How it works
During sclerotherapy, Dr. Fakheri injects a sclerosing medication into the unwanted blood vessel to make it occlude. The injection irritates the lining of the blood vessel, causing it to collapse and stick together.
After treatment, compression stocking are worn for typically 1 week. Compression stocking generate external pressure that keeps the capillaries closed to prevent blood from flowing through them. These vessels are then gradually absorbed by the body.
What to expect
Sclerotherapy has been used for vein treatment since the 1930s, and it is a proven treatment for spider veins. The procedure is essentialy pain-free, and Dr. Fakheri may treat multiple vessels in one session.
To find out if sclerotherapy for you and to schedule your free cosmetic consultation with Dr. Fakheri, please call 818-343-0101 or visit our office located in Tarzana, CA.